Newcastle United have released an official statement, confirming that striker Ivan Toney has moved to Barnsley on a four week youth loan.

Rumours this morning had suggested that the club had decided to send the 19 year old forward to Barnsley rather than Burton Albion.

Ivan Toney played on Saturday for Newcastle reserve outfit as they were totally outplayed by Blyth Spartans in the Northumberland Senior Cup quarter-finals.

However, he has been in fine form previous to that, recently scored in four reserve games in a row.

Moving from League Two outfit Northampton in the summer, it will be surprise if Toney doesn’t thrive in League One, just as Adam Armstrong has done in such a spectacular way at Coventry.

Official Newcastle United Statement


Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney has joined League One side Barnsley on a 28-day youth loan.

The highly-rated 19 year-old arrived at St. James’ Park from Northampton Town in August and heads to Oakwell as he continues his development.

Toney made his first team debut for the Magpies as a substitute against his former club in the Capital One Cup in August before making his first Premier League appearance against Chelsea in September

A regular scorer for Newcastle United’s Under-21 side, he was also named September’s Barclays Under-21 Premier League Player of the Month.’